Wahlenbergia madagascariensis A. DC.

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Wahlenbergia madagascariensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Forest, Vumba

Wahlenbergia madagascariensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga before "Mosquito Camp", Chimanimani National Reserve

Wahlenbergia madagascariensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga before "Mosquito Camp", Chimanimani National Reserve

Wahlenbergia madagascariensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga before "Mosquito Camp", Chimanimani National Reserve

Wahlenbergia madagascariensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga before "Mosquito Camp", Chimanimani National Reserve

Wahlenbergia madagascariensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga before "Mosquito Camp", Chimanimani National Reserve

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Synonyms: Wahlenbergia hilsenbergii A. DC.
Wahlenbergia oppositifolia A. DC.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb, probably short-lived, with prostrate or decumbent stems up to 50 cm. Leaves opposite, oblong to narrowly ovate; margin more or less undulate-crenate; mid vein prominent beneath. Flowers appearing lateral with hairy pedicels. Corolla whitish with narrowly triangular lobes.
Notes: The specimen in the images (Ballings & Wursten 3130) is the first record the Manica-Sofala Division.
Derivation of specific name: madagascariensis: of Madagascar
Habitat: In forest margins and clearings, usually in moist and shady places.
Altitude range: 1100 - 1830 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, South Africa and Madagascar.
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 19 December 2019
Literature:

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 58.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 31.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 64.

Thulin, M. (1983). Campanulaceae Flora Zambesiaca 7(1) Page 94.

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Wahlenbergia madagascariensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=157620, retrieved 4 July 2020

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